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National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information Session

Paid Summer Training Work Available

October 4, 2018 9:02 AM
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 2-3PM
The Commons, room 329

National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, trains the next generation of doctors, researchers, and medical support staff who will improve human health in the future, both across the country and around the world.

Attend this information session to learn about scientific training programs available at NIH! Paid summer training working with Principal Investigators and graduate and post graduate level students on cutting-edge scientific equipment.  

NIH seeks undergraduates/graduate students for post-baccalaureate and post-doctoral fellowships in the following disciplines:

* Biological Sciences
* Chemistry/Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
* Chemical/Biochemical/Environmental Engineering
* Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
* Biotechnology
* Environmental Science
* Health Administration and Policy
* Health IT
* Computer Engineering
* Physics
* Math
* Neuroscience & Cognitive Science
* Psychology
* Pre-Medical/Physical Therapy/Ophthalmology/Veterinarian/Dentistry

The following NIH scientists -- two of whom are Meyerhoff Scholars! -- will be here to share information about their roles and the work they do:

Cesar Perez-Gonsalez, PhD
Science Program Administrator
Office of the Scientific Director at the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of NIH

Olanike Awotunde ('18)
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Meyerhoff Scholar)
Post-baccalaureate Fellow - National Eye Institute (NEI)

Howard Nicolson, III (Jr.)
BS, Chemical Engineering, Minor: Music
Research Intern - Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)/Marc U*STAR

An overview of NIH summer research positions and Pathways programs will be provided.

No RSVP required.

Event sponsored by the UMBC Career Center

Please e-mail: Susan Hindle, Assistant Director, Internships & Employment
UMBC Career Center at

Please Note: UMBC is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors.  If you would like to request accommodations (e.g., ASL interpreters, captioning, wheelchair access, etc.) for this event due to a disability, please notify us at least two weeks prior to the event. Requests received after that time cannot be guaranteed, but we will do our best to make arrangements for program access. Please contact the event host ( with your specific request and be sure to include the event title, date, and time.  

[Originally posted as an Event on the Career Center myUMBC group page. Follow this link for updated information.]

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